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Student Resources

We are pleased to offer a Student Resource Center in Canvas, where you will find technical support content, an administrative staff directory, and important information on academic planning, voter registration, financial aid, and more.

Our Career Services Center in Canvas provides information on our available services, which include one-on-one coaching, webinars, a job board, internship and fellowship opportunities, and more.

Important Links and Technical Support

Course Information

Access your courses.

Registration and finances

Access registration and financial information.

Textbooks

Access your reading lists here by program.

Library

Access our digital library.

Student catalog

The Student Catalog is your primary source for academic and administrative policies and procedures, requirements, programs, course information, tuition and fees, and more.

Technical support information

Access the Populi knowledge base and support content. You can also submit a support ticket to the Presidio help desk for help with various issues.

Health & Wellness Resources

Welcome, new students! We’ve compiled some of the best coverage plans for students by state. Please review your options and the steps required to enroll carefully. Ensure you take steps prior to the deadline and let us know if you have any questions or need assistance. 

Obamacare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

Obamacare expands Medicaid and the cost assistance provided for plans sold on the health insurance marketplace, increasing access to free or low-cost health coverage for millions of Americans. Read below to learn about enrollment in the Medicaid and/or marketplace insurance plans.

Marketplace Health Plan 

Create an account to apply here and find out whether you qualify for MEDICAID or CHIP and begin coverage any time of the year.

State Medicaid Agency

Get the state Medicaid agency contact information here and apply directly to state Medicaid (view state Medicaid plans below).

Covered California (CC): California state Medicaid 
  • Apply to a minimum coverage plan with lower premiums and emergency care here.
  • Three doctors visits, free preventative benefits, and out-of-state emergency visits included. 
  • View the CC Enrollment Guide
Outcomes
  • Qualify as low income and receive help paying for complete coverage of a private health plan through CC
    • Obtain a “Permit to Enroll” form directly from your provider if you want CC to cover an existing plan and send it to CC to approve payment 
    • Apply using the Special Enrollment if past the application deadline
    • CC can cover/assist with paying for:
      • Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California, Chinese Community Health Plan, Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, LA Care Health Plan, Medi-Cal, Molina Healthcare, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Valley Health Plan, Western Health Advantage   
Oregon Healthcare Plan (OHP): Oregon state Medicaid
Outcomes
  • Choose a provider that qualifies under a Coordinated Care Organization (CCO) plan here. 
  • Pick a primary care provider with your CCO or be enrolled by your CCO. 
Other Private Healthcare Plans Through “Marketplace”
  • Apply to other carriers including Bridgespan, Kaiser Permanente, Moda Health, Pacific Source, Providence Health Plan, Regence, etc.
Apple Health: Washington state Medicaid
Outcomes
  • Qualify and receive a ProviderOne services card with coverage beginning on the first day of the month in which the application was submitted.
  • Select a managed care plan online or be auto-enrolled into a plan.
Other Private Healthcare Plans Through “Marketplace”

Additional Health & Wellness Resources

This list is intended to be informational in nature and is not exhaustive. Presidio does not endorse any provider or facility included on this list. Students should evaluate any provider who they are considering. Availability of services cannot be guaranteed. Insurance may not be accepted. Fees and availability should be confirmed with the provider. 

Counseling Services

  • Life Practice
    ☎ Sacramento Offices (916) 300-6576
    ☎ Stockton Office (209) 915-4212
    ✉ LifePractice@comcast.net
    Open 7 days 8 am to 10 pm; sliding scale

 

  • Lighthouse (Lincoln area)
    110 Gateway Drive, Ste 210, Lincoln CA 95648
    ☎ 916-645-3300
    Sliding scale; free to those with a history of trauma

 

 

  • Center for Somatic Psychotherapy
    Affiliated with the CA Institute of Integral Studies
    220 Montgomery St. Suite 600 
    ☎ (415) 217-8895
    Psychotherapy
    Scale: $35-110 per session

 

 

 

  • California Pacific Medical Center Counseling Clinic
    ☎ (415) 600-3247
    Psychotherapy and Psychiatry
    Low fee

 

  • Free HELP—San Francisco
    Download charts listing resources for free mental health assistance, food, shelter, medical aid, and help with neighborhood problems in San Francisco

 

 

  • Greenlight Clinic
    1808 Wedemeyer St., Ste. B-10
    The Presidio of San Francisco
    ☎ (415) 742-4306
    ✉ hello@greenlightclinic.org
    Free psychotherapy services (individual and group) for ages 14 to 25

 

  • Holos Institute
    Inner Richmond District
    ☎ (415) 862-0594
    Psychotherapy
    Fees based on income

 

  • Holos Institute
    815 Hyde Street, 1st Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    ☎ (415) 862-0594
    ✉ info@hydestreetcs.org
    Medication services, case management for low-income, underserved, and homeless San Francisco residents; mental health assessment and therapy through Tenderloin clinic
    Services are free for SF residents with low financial resources

 

 

 

 

  • Open Path
    Multiple SF locations (network of private therapists)
    ☎ (800) 268-2833
    Psychotherapy
    For uninsured or underinsured clients who can’t afford full therapy fees
    Scale: $30–60 per individual session (up to $80 for couples therapy), plus a one-time $59 lifetime-membership fee

 

 

  • Well Clinic
    383 Rhode Island St., Suite 201
    100 Bush St., Suite #508
    ☎ (415) 952-0290 (both locations)
    Psychotherapy, Psychiatry
    Fees based on income
  • Queer LifeSpace
    2275 Market Street
    ☎ (415) 358-2000
    Psychotherapy—LGBTQIA focus
    Scale: $30 and up for individuals, $50 and up for couples, $15 and up for groups, based on income

 

  • Dimensions Health Clinic
    3850 17th Street
    ☎ (415) 934-7757
    LGBTQIA focus
    Psychotherapy for queer, trans, and questioning persons ages 12 to 25; weekly support group for transgender & gender-variant persons.
    Mental health services are FREE

 

  • SF Therapy Collective
    2275 Market Street Suite E
    ☎ (415) 659-8282
    Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Groups—LGBTQIA focus
    Scale: Psychotherapy— $80 and up for individuals and $100 and up for couples; Psychiatry: Initial—$350 and up, follow-up—$150 and up

 

  • Black Brothers Esteems
    1035 Market Street, 4th floor
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    ☎ (415) 487-3000
    Psychosocial support program for African American men who have sex with men, and gay or bisexual, gender variant, and same-gender-loving men who are at risk for HIV transmission. Also offers Substance Use Support Groups.
  • Dimensions Clinic 
    3850 17th St., San Francisco 94114 (between Noe St. & Sanchez St.)
    ☎ (415) 934-7700
    help@dimensionsclinic.org
    Welcoming, safe and open space for queer and trans youth to get comprehensive medical and mental health services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM)
    702 Culver City CA 90232
    ✉ training@beam.community
    ✉ admin.account@beam.community
    www.beam.community

 

 

 

Support Groups
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
☎ 916-442-0185
office@namisacramento.org
1927 L St. Sacramento
  • National Association of Anorexia & Associated Disorders
  • Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance Support Group
  • Bereavement Network Support Meetings
  • Sacramento Obsessive-Compulsive Support
  • Recovery International
  • Together We Heal

Learn more about NAMI’s community support groups.

 

Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTEDSF)
☎ 415-931-6090 x 1
office@namisacramento.org
3195 California Street

San Francisco, CA, 94115

View meeting times for various support groups on their webpage.

Disability Services and ADA Accommodations

Presidio Graduate School is committed to a diverse and inclusive student body. In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the implementing regulations 34 CFR part 104 (barring discrimination on the basis of disability), and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and the implementing regulations in 29 CFR part 1630 (1992), Presidio Graduate School is committed to providing students with disabilities full access to its programs, events, and facilities. Krystel Alston, the Student Services & Records Manager | Registrar, oversees the coordination of services for students with disabilities. To benefit from the protection of ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, students must self-disclose a disability and request an accommodation.

Students must submit a Request for Accommodation as well as current documentation (within 3 years) from a medical provider affirming the student’s disability and the appropriateness of the requested accommodation. PGS cannot make recommendations about what accommodations a student should request.

A student’s disability has no bearing whatsoever on a student’s acceptance or non-acceptance to any of Presidio Graduate School’s degree programs. Potential or current students with a disability seeking accommodation are encouraged to contact the Office of Student Services for answers to common questions about disability services or the accommodations process.

For additional information or to submit a Request for Accommodation, the Office of Student Services at advising@presidio.edu.

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